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Average Salary for University of Maryland (UMD) Employees

Operating out of College Park, Md., University of Maryland (UMD) employs talent in positions ranging from Assistant Professor to Academic Advisor. The median income for University of Maryland (UMD) employees is $53K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for University of Maryland (UMD) employees is your job title, though your experience level and your city play a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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1132 Regents Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740


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Professors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $145K annually; Research Scientists, Assistant Professors, and Business Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $77K, $73K, and about $54K, respectively. University of Maryland (UMD) hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Academic Advisors (approximately $48K on average).

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $56K per year. Overall, the greater share of University of Maryland (UMD) folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $48K annually.


Residents of Baltimore, Md. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $83K per year; other top-paying cities include Washington, DC ($56K) and the company's headquarter city of College Park, Md. ($52K). The highest pay by state can be found in District of Columbia, where salaries average out at approximately $56K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Basic Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $63K per year. Those with a Doctorate (PhD) at University of Maryland (UMD) come out on top, and their salaries approach about $100K annually.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Research Analysis; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $85K per year. A garden variety skill at University of Maryland (UMD) is Program Management; nearly one-seventh of University of Maryland (UMD)'s people use it regularly. Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, and Clinical Research were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, University of Maryland (UMD) has room for improvement — only 38 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. University of Maryland (UMD) workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Most employees have health insurance, and benefits for a fair number of survey participants also include dental insurance. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for University of Maryland (UMD)


48 %
52 %
$36,000 - $77,376
$25,760 - $67,967
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
$34,638 - $91,563
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